Clinical Nurse Consultant (Comorbidity Clinician)

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A permanent full time opening has become available for a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Comorbidity Clinician) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 9000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to over 550,000 people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region.

This is a rare opportunity to;

  • Enjoy the Gold Coast lifestyle
  • Work in a world-class and innovative health care service
  • Build on experience in the fields of mental health inpatient and acute services, alcohol and drug services and group programs

You will take responsibility for:

Applying specialised nursing knowledge particularly in the area of AODS and co-occurring mental health nursing to coordinate clinical practice delivered in the clinical specialty of AODS and co-occurring mental health, including:

  • Championing proactive, safe, effective and quality contemporary nursing care in the speciality of AODS and co-occurring mental health services
  • Being a clinical expert resource to coordinate and develop staff for advanced practice delivery of clinical services to meet complex mental health consumer needs
  • Collaborating with treating clinicians and multidisciplinary teams to deliver specialist clinical services, including assessment and time limited interventions, in the management of consumers with mental disorder and AODS dual diagnosis needs

Requirements for the role

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA registration
  • Relevant post graduate qualification or commitment to complete such
  • Credentialed or working toward being credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses


  • Career Development
  • Leave loading
  • Mentoring
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture

Salary information

  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $110 499 - $119 964 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.3 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Day Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Acute and sub-acute care in hospital and community settings
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle

About Us

Mental Health and Specialist Services (MHSS) provide integrated hospital and community specialised mental health assessment and treatment services across the age-spectrum. Our services aim to be consumer focused and recovery oriented. Specialist services and programs include AODS, Interdisciplinary Persistent Pain, Offender Health Services, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Services.   

GCH is committed to attracting the right people for our organisation. To help us with this we have developed a Core Capability Framework (PDF) ( ) which defines the skills and behaviours required to perform successfully as an organisation.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Thursday, 21 February 2019.

Job Ad reference: GC301933

Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.

24 February 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Gold Coast
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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